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Falkland Islands

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

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A journal of the ship Daedalus on a passage from Rio de Janeiro to the Falkland Islands, 1791-11-30 - 1792-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/62: 2-64v
Scope and Contents Daily tabulated logs of the voyage. Gooch has recorded entries for 30 November to 23 December 1791 twice; the second set of entries are more detailed and run to 27 February 1792.
The journal also includes additional pages of rough calculations.
Dates: 1791-11-30 - 1792-02-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Battle of the Falklands, 1914 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising correspondence, log books, scrapbooks, press cuttings, drawings and photographs.
Also with some papers about Admiral Sturdee's death, 1925-35.
Dates: 1914 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Briefing notes and suggested speech texts for MT from David Hart (2) 1982, 1982-04 - 1982-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/13/7
Scope and Contents Consists of five separate papers by Hart for MT on aspects of the Falklands War, April-June 1982
Dates: 1982-04 - 1982-06
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Briefing notes for MT from Alfred Sherman (5), April-August 1982, 1982-04 - 1982-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/13/19
Scope and Contents Includes: MT's handwritten annotations
Includes: eight separate notes by Sherman for MT on aspects of the Falklands war
Dates: 1982-04 - 1982-08
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Committee minutes, 1975-10 - 1995-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/3
Scope and Contents Minutes and papers from various committees of which JA was a member, including: the Museum of Empire and Commonwealth Trust; the Conservative Council on Eastern Europe; the Parliamentary Maritime Group's South West Atlantic Group (relating to the Falklands Islands, particularly fisheries and a new Antarctic patrol vessel to replace HMS Endurance); the British Horn of Africa Council (see also 1/10/38-42); Friends of the Union, on Northern Ireland, including correspondence with Ian Gow; the House...
Dates: 1975-10 - 1995-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 Series

Falkland Islands, 1980 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RIDL 2/2
Scope and Contents Two copies of Private Eye 14/01/1983 and 28/01/1983; Hansard 25/01/1983 and 26/01/1983; Copy of the Falkland Islands Review chaired by Lord Franks; Excerpt from Hansard 02/12/1980 - statement on the Falkland isles; Hansard - House of Lords Official report 'Falkland Islands Review' 25/01/1983; ‘Weekend section’ covering the Falkland Isles from The Guardian, 19/06/1982; ‘Falkland Islands - Will peace prove harder than war?’, The Economist, 19/06/1982; ‘Fumbling Foot is Thatcher’s finest...
Dates: 1980 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Falklands policy: personal minutes, 1973-01 - 1974-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/9/21
Scope and Contents Minutes on policy towards the Falkland Islands.
Dates: 1973-01 - 1974-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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General correspondence, 1984-11 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/127
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group; 1st Lord Aldington [earlier Toby Low]; Lord Barber; Sir John Barlow, Chairman of the United Kingdom Falkland Islands Committee, congratulating JA on his letter to the Times on the Falklands; Margaret Douglas, Chief Assistant to the BBC Director-General; Anthony Beaumont-Dark; Sir [Richard] Geoffrey Howe, Foreign Secretary, on subjects including the British Antarctic Survey, the future administration of the Falkland Islands...
Dates: 1984-11 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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General correspondence, 1984-12 - 1985-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/128
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group; [Gerrard] Gerry Neale, Chairman of the Party Organisation Committee, on the committee's inauguration; [Antony] Tony Baldry, on meetings of the Employment Committee; Lieutenant Colonel Sir Brian Barttelot, Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, on the Parliamentary delegation to the Falkland Islands; Sir Keith Joseph, Secretary of State for Education and Science, on funding for the British Antarctic Survey; Sir...
Dates: 1984-12 - 1985-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Hooker tells me that Oxalis enneafolia lives close to coast on Falklands so that it must often be washed by spray, 1809-02-12 - 1882-02-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 68: 91
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-02-12 - 1882-02-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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In the Missionary account at Falkland Is Jemmy Button is said to have nodded his head, 1860-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 195.3: 1r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1860-02-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Fonds

Itinerary of the voyage of the Daedalus, 1792-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 197
Scope and Contents From the ship's departure from the Falkland Islands in December 1791 until its arrival at Nootka Sound in June 1792; transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks from a report by Thomas Dobson.
Dates: 1792-07-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Journal entries, 30 November 1791 - 27 February 1792, 1791-11-30 - 1792-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/62: 22r-64v
Scope and Contents Daily tabulated log of the voyage. Many entries include additional remarks on bird and marine life [RGO 14/62: 29v-32v], on islands sighted [RGO 14/62: 33v-34*v], and on the difficulties caused by bad weather. The Daedalus experienced severe storms during January, and shipped much water on deck. Gooch records the resulting damage and loss of provisions, noting on 13 January, for example, that a number of casks were lost overboard and the ‘decks constantly flooded’ [RGO 14/62: 41v], while on...
Dates: 1791-11-30 - 1792-02-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Journal of the voyage of the Daedalus, 1791-12-05 - 1792-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 136-195
Scope and Contents A copy of journal entries written by Gooch while travelling on the Daedalus ship from Rio de Janeiro. In addition to accounts of daily life on the ship, the journal includes descriptions of Rio de Janeiro and his impressions of its people, customs and dress, with comments on the slave trade, crime and punishment, and the country’s natural resources [Mm.6.48: 139v-160v]. It also includes descriptions of the Falkland Islands and of a sea-lion hunt there [Mm.6.48: 161v-176r]; an account of the...
Dates: 1791-12-05 - 1792-05-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] memo in with sketches, small parts excised;, 1838-11-01 - 1839-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 39: 20-25
Scope and Contents Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] memo in with sketches, small parts excised;
(Letter)
Dates: 1838-11-01 - 1839-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] P S only,, 1843-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 39: 26-27
Scope and Contents Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] P S only,
(Letter)
Dates: 1843-05-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] (part of letter at See DAR 39: 26-27), 1843-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 39: 66-67
Scope and Contents Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands] (part of letter at See DAR 39: 26-27)
(Letter)
Dates: 1843-05-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Series

Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1792-04-16

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 86-87
Scope and Contents Providing a short account of their passage to the Falkland Islands and a heavy storm encountered there.
Dates: 1792-04-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Miscellaneous political papers, 1982-07 - 1995-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/63
Scope and Contents Includes: appeal by John Browne against the House of Commons Members' Interests inquiry, 1990; minutes of evidence from the Foreign Affairs Committee on sanctions against South Africa, 1986; letter from John Wilkinson, enclosing a speech by Sir [Richard] Geoffrey Howe [Foreign Secretary] on defence in the nuclear age, 1985 and also a report from the Assembly of the Western European Union on the military use of space,1984; report on resistance groups in Afghanistan, 1985; intelligence reports on...
Dates: 1982-07 - 1995-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Mr Norman / T[ierra] del Fuego Falkland Islands Kerguelen Land / 5 & upwards [versus] 3, 2, 1, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 16: 136a-136b
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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NS I Chap 5-65 Letter, 1843-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.1: 70-74
Scope and Contents [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin
Letter; written at [Falkland Islands]; incomplete Letter from [Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at [Falkland Islands]; incomplete
(Letter)
Dates: 1843-05-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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NS I Chap 6-11 Note, 1856-03-01 - 1856-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.2: B17-B18
Scope and Contents Notes by Capt Sulivan on the Falkland Islds
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1856-03-01 - 1856-03-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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NS II Distribution of animals-161 Note, 1856-07-01 - 1856-07-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 206-207
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1856-07-01 - 1856-07-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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NS II Embryology-19 Note, 1842-06-01 - 1842-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.6: 25r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1842-06-01 - 1842-06-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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NS II Means of distribution-60 Note, 1842-01-01 - 1842-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 60r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1842-01-01 - 1842-01-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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